1. It was the baby boomers who made trick or treating what it is today. A movement to start trick or treating began in the late 20s and early 30s. But, according to Susan Whiteside of the National Confectioners Association, … Continue reading →
Hear Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Ian McKellen, interviewed by Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times London correspondent John F. Burns. The two co–stars of the hit U.K. and U.S. sitcom “Vicious” — co–created, written and produced by Gary Janetti — are recognized worldwide as acting royalty for their ca…
TONIGHT at 9/8c: After trick or treating celebrate the re-opening of the legendary Rainbow Room in New York on MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM. See the stars Michael Feinstein, Jessica Sanchez, Christine Ebersole, the Manzari Brothers, June Squibb, and Cheyenne Jackson share some of their favorite Halloween memories.
American Idol sensation, Jessica Sanchez shares details on her first performance at legendary Rainbow Room in New York. See Jessica perform with Christine Ebersole, the Manzari Brothers, June Squibb, and Cheyenne Jackson on MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM. Premieres as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival tomorrow/Friday at 9/8c
Haunted road trip? Antiques Roadshow producer Sarah K. Elliott and Antiques Roadshow Insider Magazine get into the Halloween spirit by revealing paranormal highlights from the series' tour events past:
The giant spot on the face of the sun has scientists scratching their heads. By the time it rotated into our view, it was already 80,000 miles wide, big enough to fit all of Jupiter, big enough to lay 10 Earths, side by side, across. It is the largest spot the sun has harbored in 24 years.
Pew Research Center and the NewsHour have teamed up to establish the Political Party ID Quiz. Twelve simple questions will calculate *your* partisan status, and you can see how you compare with others based on your age, gender, religion and marital status.
This Day in History: on this day in 1929, the New York Stock Exchange market collapsed and signaled the onset of the Great Depression (1929-39). Stock prices began to plummet in early September, triggering panic on Wall Street, after a steady decline since the market’s peak in August. To learn more, explore American Experience’s “The Crash of 1929” Wall Street timeline.
Learn about the history and restoration of the famed Rainbow Room, the legendary New York restaurant and nightclub. Michael Feinstein headlines a magical evening there, with performances by Christine Ebersole; Jessica Sanchez; the The Manzari Brothers; June Squibb; and Cheyenne Jackson on MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM. It airs as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival tomorrow/Friday at 9/8c.